Critical Early Stages

The earliest stages of any project, including before and during site preparation, are critical to its ultimate success.  Preparing a site includes several integral steps,...

Construction Curve Ball

As a rigid surface that isn’t prone to rutting or shoving, concrete pavement is well suited to handle the stresses and heavy loading inflicted...

4 Keys to Financial Management

Buoyed by an infusion of cash that is set to come into the construction industry from key pieces of legislation—including the Creating Helpful Incentives...

Constructing a Builder’s Risk Policy

Insurance requirements within a construction contract will generally require a builder’s risk insurance policy to be purchased. Frequently, that requirement falls to the owner;...

Principles Pay Off

Many people dream of being a chief executive officer (CEO), and for good reason. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the mean annual...

Hourly Investment

“My workers drive me crazy!” “We can’t keep people.” “They’re constantly calling out.”  “They’re so unmotivated.” When I ask my audience members what they find most challenging about...

Eyes on Protection

The cost of building materials has skyrocketed almost 40 percent over the last four years. At the same time, vandalism and theft at construction...

The Search for a Unicorn

Many good project schedulers in construction end up managing schedules that are delayed and have fallen off the critical path. In project management, there...

Coordination Is Key

The construction industry continues to be buffeted by challenges, both longstanding and developing. Many builders are still struggling to find enough skilled labor, with...

Fingerprint Drug Testing

Industry professionals in critical sectors such as construction, manufacturing, and logistics are reporting substantial advantages after implementing a Fingerprinting Drug Screening System. Intelligent Bio Solutions...